White patches in mouth or tongue and Mouth soreness

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

Information written and reviewed by Certified Doctors.

Conditions

Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, caused by a type of fungus called Candida albicans.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • White patches in mouth or tongue
  • Inflamed tongue
  • Breath smells bad
  • Mouth soreness
  • Difficult or painful swallowing

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Oral Thrush.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Oral thrush

Oral thrush is a common and usually harmless fungal infection in the mouth.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • White patches in mouth or tongue
  • Mouth soreness
  • Feeding less than usual

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Oral thrush.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.